Rosemary-Lemon-Eucalyptus Rub

This combination of scents is one of the go-to combos for an essential oil treatment for colds.  Both eucalyptus and rosemary oils have decongestant properties, while lemon oil strengthens immunity and helps fight infection.  All the ingredients fight bacteria and has antidepressive properties to boost your mood.

Makes:  Approximately 3/4 Cup

  • 1 Tablespoon Grated Beeswax
  • 7 Tablespoons Extra-Virgin Coconut Oil
  • 20 Drops Rosemary Essential Oil
  • 20 Drops Eucalyptus Essential Oil
  • 20 Drops Lemon Essential Oil

1. Fill a small saucepan with a few inches of water and set it on the stove over low heat. PLace a metal or glass bowl over the pan so that it fits well.

2. Add the beeswax to the bowl and wait until it melts. Then stir in the coconut oil until it is melted.

3. Remove the bowl from the heat and add the essential oils, mixing well.

4. Transfer the mixture to a 6 oz dark glass jar, and allow it to cool before putting on the lid.

Application:  Rub about 1 teaspoon of the slave on the chest to relieve congestion once or twice a day.

Storage:  Store the tightly sealed container in a cool, dry location for up to 12 months.
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